Getting Started with HashiCorp Vault

by Ned Bellavance

HashiCorp Vault is a secrets management platform providing a secure enclave for static and dynamic secrets. In this course you will learn the basics of using Vault, including managing secrets, configuring policies, and reviewing audit logs.

What you'll learn

Proper management of secrets is a critical component of securing applications, accounts, and certificates in your environment. In this course, Getting Started with HashiCorp Vault, you will learn how to use HashiCorp Vault to provide a highly secure framework for the full life cycle management of secrets. First, you will learn how to create, update, and revoke secrets. Then, you will explore how to add new secrets engines and configure access through policies. Finally, you will configure a Vault server and track actions through the robust auditing system. When you’re finished with the course, you’ll have the skills necessary to ensure your most valuable secrets are stored and secured properly with HashiCorp Vault.

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About the author

Ned is an IT professional with almost 20 years of experience in the field. He has been a helpdesk operator, systems administrator, cloud architect, and product manager. In his newest incarnation, he is the Founder of Ned in the Cloud LLC. As a one-man-tech-juggernaut, he develops courses for Pluralsight, runs two podcasts (Day Two Cloud and Buffer Overflow), and creates original content for technology vendors. Ned has been a Microsoft MVP since 2017 and holds a bunch of industry certifications t... more

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